Antique Anubis Ancient Egyptian God of the Afterlife Figurine Granite 38 cm

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Seller: mahhas67 (92) 98.9%, Location: luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 402074910377 Anubis (Greek: ), Egyptian: jnpw, Coptic: ) is the Greek name for the god of death, mummification, other life, tombs, and the underworld (Dawat) in the ancient Egyptian religion. It is usually depicted as a dog or a man with a dog's head. Archaeologists have found that the animal sanctified as Anubis is an Egyptian canine, the African jackal. Like many ancient Egyptian gods, Anubis assumed different roles in different contexts. He was depicted as the protector of the early tombs of the First Dynasty (c. 3100 - c. 2890 BC), and Anubis was also responsible for the embalming. By the Middle Kingdom (about 2055 - 1650 BC) he was replaced by Osiris in his role as master of the underworld. One of his prominent roles served as the guide of life in the afterlife. He was attending the balance activities, during which the "heart weight" was made, and whether the soul would be allowed to enter the world of the dead. Despite being one of the oldest deities and "one of the most mentioned deities" in the Egyptian Pantheon, Anubis played no role in Egyptian mythology. Fast shipping by DHL Material: granite

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